71 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition Oral

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
This is a general oral session for the Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition Division.

Approved for 3.5 NM CEUs

Monday, November 7, 2016: 9:30 AM-3:00 PM
Phoenix Convention Center North, Room 128 B

Carl R. Crozier
Deli Chen and Tiequan Zhang
9:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:35 AM
Impact of Land-Use Change on Soil Fertility: A Case Study in the Peruvian High-Andean Puna Grasslands.
Jose L Rolando, University of Florida; Jose Carlos Batista Dubeux Jr., University of Florida; Wendy Perez, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina; David Ramirez, International Potato Institute; Cecilia Turin, International Potato Center; Victor Mares, International Potato Center; Roberto Quiroz, International Potato Center
9:50 AM
Challenges and Opportunities of Establishing Soil and Water Testing Lab in Haiti.
Gobena Huluka, Auburn University; Gobena A. Huluka, Auburn University; Joseph J. Molnar, Auburn University; Curtis M. Jolly, Auburn University; Senakpon Kokoye, Auburn University
10:05 AM
The Influence of Polyhalite Calcium on Selected Club Root and Aspects of Soil Structure.
Robert Meakin, Sirius Minerals; Paul Hallett, University of Aberdeen; Timothy D Lewis, Sirius Minerals; James Woodhall, Food and Environment Research Agency; John Elphinstone, Food and Environment Research Agency
10:20 AM
Bacterial Spot of Tomato Affected By Polyhalite and Other Potassium Fertilizer Sources.
Xiaohui Fan, University of Florida; Shouan Zhang, University of Florida; Yuncong Li, University of Florida; Guiqin Yu, University of Florida; Yuqing Fu, University of Florida
10:50 AM
Evaluation of Polyhalite As a Potassium Fertilizer in Comparison to Muriate of Potash at Major Maize Mega-Environments of the World.
Kiran Pavuluri, Sirius Minerals; Robert Meakin, Sirius Minerals; Timothy D Lewis, Sirius Minerals; Francis J. Pierce, Washington State University
11:20 AM
Sulfur Oxidation of Granular Fertilizers Containing Elemental Sulfur with/without Ammonium Sulfate in Soil.
Sen H Chien, Formerly with IFDC; Elizabeth A. Guertal, Auburn University; Maria Mercedes Gearhart, Honeywell International, Inc.
11:35 AM
11:45 AM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM
afternoon intro
1:35 PM
Sodium Substitution of Potassium in Photosynthesis Processes in 'Natrophilic' Plant Species.
Ran Erel, Agricultural Research Organization of Israel; Arnon Dag, Agricultural Research Organization of Israel; Amnon Schwartz, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Alon Ben-Gal, Agricultural Research Organization of Israel; Uri Yermiyahu, Agricultural Research Organization of Israel
1:50 PM
Long-Term Agronomic Drawdown of Soil Phosphorus in Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Soils.
Nicole M. Fiorellino, University of Maryland; Robert J. Kratochvil, University of Maryland; Frank Coale, University of Maryland
2:05 PM
Phosphorus Speciation from Monoammonium Phosphate Applied with or without Sulfur Fertilizers in the Seed-Row.
Gourango Kar, University of Saskatchewan; Jeff Schoenau, University of Saskatchewan; Derek Peak, University of Saskatchewan
2:20 PM
Evaluation of Agronomic Effectiveness of Activated Phosphate Rock.
Sampson Agyin-Birikorang, International Fertilizer Development Ctr.; Upendra Singh, International Fertilizer Development Ctr.; Job Fugice Jr., IFDC; Wendie Bible, IFDC; Joaquin Sanabria, IFDC (International Fertilizer Development Center; Vaughn Henry, IFDC
2:50 PM
afternoon discussion
3:00 PM